A serene five-star hotel in the Galapagos, Royal Palm is indeed of The Leading Hotels of the World, and has the location, facilities and service that you would expect of such a designation; all excellent. A secluded hide-a-way nestled in the lush Miconia highland forests of Santa Cruz in the heart of the Galapagos, The Royal Palm is an ideal place to cool down and relax after a magnificent day exploring the Galapagos.
Feel welcome in a relaxed, artful, and exclusive atmosphere at the Royal Palm. Designed and crafted to complement the island’s natural environment, this hotel provides a wealth of activities designed to provide close encounters with the friendly and exotic Galapagos wildlife. The Royal Palm boats 8 casitas and 13 villas featuring comfortable furnishing and plentiful amenities. The hotel’s restaurant serves up authentic Ecuadorian cuisine complemented by unforgettable views of the sea on the horizon and landscaped gardens. Travelers can relax by the outdoor pool, indulge in a luxurious treatment at the spa, or explore the estate’s various nature trails as well as one of the island’s longest lava tunnels. The native ferns and flora create a carpet of contrast and color that cover the gently sloping hills down to the coast and beyond; resident birds include owls, Darwin Short Beak Finches, Garrapatero birds and Egrets.
You cannot simply visit the Galapagos Islands; it is an immersion into a different world. Take the journey of a lifetime and discover the unrivalled uniqueness of these Enchanted Islands and their endemic species. Marvel at our planet’s natural beauty and be touched by the magic of millions of years of evolution, where the rare and harmonious existence between humans and wildlife still exists.